Esvin Sanchez-Godinez stabs roommate with knife during argument

Esvin Sanchez-Godinez stabs roommate with knife during argument

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20-year-old Esvin Sanchez-Godinez was jailed on April 18th after allegedly stabbing his roommate during a fight at their home on Buckingham Court. Wanfer Mendez- Perez was transported to Tri-Star medical center, where he told police that Esvin stabbed him in his side with a knife during a fight at their home. Police responded to the house and found Esvin lying in bed with blood on his hands and a cut on the palm of his right hand. Officers saw a bloody shirt beside him and a broken knife in the kitchen. Wanfer told police that Esvin smashed his phone into the ground during the fight, destroying it completely. Esvin made statements during the investigation that were inconsistent with the incident and requested an attorney when read his Miranda rights.

Esvin Sanchez Godinez (MNPD)
Esvin Sanchez Godinez (MNPD)

Esvin Sanchez-Godinez was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on April 18, charged with domestic assault and vandalism. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $16,000 bond.

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